The History of Leith

August 29, 2004

Descendants of John Haldane

Generation No. 1

JOHN1 HALDANE (Source: LDS.) was born Abt. 1796 in Leith, and died Aft. 15 November 1871 in Aft 17 September 1866. He married SARAH TATLOCK (Source: (1) LDS., (2) OPR(e).) 8 April 1814 in South Leith OPR, daughter of JAMES TATLOCK and MARGARET BELL. She was born 8 February 1795 in Dundee OPR (Source: OPR(e).), and died Bef. 1865

Notes for JOHN HALDANE:

Enumeration District 15

‘ The fifteenth dsitrict begind to the top of Darlings Brae in the Yardheads, goes Northwards along the east of the Yardheads to Vinegar Close taking in Tabernacle Court, there goes down the south of Vinegar Close to Giles Street, then southwards along the west side of Giles Street to Darlings Brae again, but not including any part of Darlings Brae.’

More About JOHN HALDANE:

Census: 1841, Giles Street, South Leith, Edinburgh

Occupation: Sailor, Leith

Notes for SARAH TATLOCK:

Enumeration District 15

‘ The fifteenth dsitrict begind to the top of Darlings Brae in the Yardheads, goes Northwards along the east of the Yardheads to Vinegar Close taking in Tabernacle Court, there goes down the south of Vinegar Close to Giles Street, then southwards along the west side of Giles Street to Darlings Brae again, but not including any part of Darlings Brae.’

More About SARAH TATLOCK:

Census: 1841, Giles Street, South Leith, Edinburgh

Namesake: 8 February 1795, After her G Mother, Sarah Dodds

More About JOHN HALDANE and SARAH TATLOCK:

Marriage: 8 April 1814, South Leith OPR

Children of JOHN HALDANE and SARAH TATLOCK are:

i. JOHN2 HALDANE, b. Bef. 25 February 1816, Probably one of the four who died before 1854.

More About JOHN HALDANE:

Census: 1841, Giles Street, South Leith, Edinburgh

Christening: 25 February 1816, North Leith, Midlothian, Scotland

Occupation: 1841, Student

2. ii. JAMES TATLOCK HALDANE, b. Abt. 1818, Leith; d. 31 December 1860, 87 St Andrew Street, Leith (Unmarried) C.

iii. ALEXANDER HALDANE, b. Abt. 1821, Probably one of the four who died before 1854.

More About ALEXANDER HALDANE:

Census: 1841, Giles Street, South Leith, Edinburgh

Occupation: 1841, Merchant Clerk

3. iv. MARGARET BELL HALDANE, b. Bef. 12 October 1823, Leith, Edinburgh; d. 26 February 1895, 14 Easter Road, Leith C.

v. CHRISTIAN HALDANE (Source: 1841 Census.), b. Abt. 1828, Probably one of the four who died before 1854.

More About CHRISTIAN HALDANE:

Census: 1841, Giles Street, South Leith, Edinburgh

vi. SARAH HALDANE (Source: 1841 Census.), b. Abt. 1831; d. 27 February 1854, Leith (Source: Clackmannan Advertiser, 11th March 1854, Deaths-Suddenly at Leith on the 27th ult., Sara, daughter of John Haldane and sister of the monister at Sauchie. This is the fourth death in his family within the last few months.).

More About SARAH HALDANE:

Census: 1841, Giles Street, South Leith, Edinburgh

4. vii. WILLIAM DODS HALDANE, b. Bef. 9 September 1832, South Leith, Midlothian, Scotland; d. 15 November 1871, Riddles Close, Leith C.

5. viii. HENRY SIBBALD HALDANE, b. Abt. 1835, Leith; d. 7 September 1866, 13 Tolbooth Wynd, South Leith (Unmarried) C.

Generation No. 2

2. JAMES TATLOCK2 HALDANE (JOHN1) was born Abt. 1818 in Leith, and died 31 December 1860 in 87 St Andrew Street, Leith (Unmarried) C.

More About JAMES TATLOCK HALDANE:

Education: 1836, United Session Hall

Ordination: 17 October 1847, Elected 21 Aug 1847; res. 1857

Religion: Minister of Sauchie Church

Child of JAMES TATLOCK HALDANE is:

i. NO3 ISSUE.

3. MARGARET BELL2 HALDANE (JOHN1) (Source: IGI(e).) was born Bef. 12 October 1823 in Leith, Edinburgh, and died 26 February 1895 in 14 Easter Road, Leith C. She married JACOB ORMOND GARLAND (Source: LDS.) 27 November 1844 in South Leith, Midlothian (Source: LDS.). He was born Abt. 1821 in Leith, Edinburgh.

More About MARGARET BELL HALDANE:

Cause of Death: Carcinoma Mammae 4 months

Census: 1841, Giles Street, South Leith, Edinburgh

Christening: 12 October 1823, South Leith (Source: IGI(e).)

More About JACOB ORMOND GARLAND:

Census: 1881, 7 Janefiled Place, South Leith, Edinburgh

Occupation: 1881, Magistrate/Pawnbroker

Marriage Notes for MARGARET HALDANE and JACOB GARLAND:

1881 census

Dwelling: 7 Janefield Pl

Census Place: South Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland

Source: FHL Film 0224018 GRO Ref Volume 692-2 EnumDist 6 Page 54

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

J.Ormand GARLAND M 60 M Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland

Rel: Head

Occ: Magistrate Pawnbroker

Margaret B. GARLAND M 54 F Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland

Rel: Wife

Alexander GARLAND U 30 M Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland

Rel: Son

Occ: Pawnbroker

William Smith GARLAND U 27 M Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland

Rel: Son

Occ: Timber Merchant

William CRICHTON M 34 M Edin, Edinburgh, Scotland

Rel: Visitor

Occ: Warehouseman

More About JACOB GARLAND and MARGARET HALDANE:

Marriage: 27 November 1844, South Leith, Midlothian (Source: LDS.)

Children of MARGARET HALDANE and JACOB GARLAND are:

i. ALEXANDER3 GARLAND, b. Abt. 1851, Leith, Edinburgh.

More About ALEXANDER GARLAND:

Census: 1881, 7 Janefiled Place, South Leith, Edinburgh

Occupation: 1881, Pawnbroker

ii. WILLIAM SMITH GARLAND, b. Abt. 1854, Leith.

More About WILLIAM SMITH GARLAND:

Census: 1881, 7 Janefiled Place, South Leith, Edinburgh

Occupation: 1881, Timber Merchant

6. iii. MARGARET BELL GARLAND, b. Abt. 1858, Leith; d. 16 November 1900, Wardie House, Wardie, Leith C.

4. WILLIAM DODS2 HALDANE (JOHN1) was born Bef. 9 September 1832 in South Leith, Midlothian, Scotland, and died 15 November 1871 in Riddles Close, Leith C. He married JANET ALLAN 9 February 1865 in 13 Tolbooth Wynd, Leith C (Source: Marriage Certificate.), daughter of ALEXANDER ALLEN and JANET WILSON. She was born Abt. 1841, and died Bet. 15 November 1871 – 14 July 1891.

More About WILLIAM DODS HALDANE:

Cause of Death: Small Pox, 10 Days

Census: 1841, Giles Street, South Leith, Edinburgh

Christening: 9 September 1832, South Leith, Midlothian, Scotland

Occupation: 1865, Pawnbroker

Residence: 1865, 13 Tolbooth Wynd, Leith

More About JANET ALLAN:

Residence: 1865, 51 Tolbooth Wynd, Leith

More About WILLIAM HALDANE and JANET ALLAN:

Marriage: 9 February 1865, 13 Tolbooth Wynd, Leith C (Source: Marriage Certificate.)

Child of WILLIAM HALDANE and JANET ALLAN is:

7. i. SARAH TATLOCK3 HALDANE, b. 11 August 1870, 80 Kirkgate, Leith, Midlothian C; d. 7 February 1941, 10 Warrender Park Crescent, Edinburgh C.

5. HENRY SIBBALD2 HALDANE (JOHN1) was born Abt. 1835 in Leith, and died 7 September 1866 in 13 Tolbooth Wynd, South Leith (Unmarried) C.

More About HENRY SIBBALD HALDANE:

Cause of Death: Intemperance 6 days!

Census: 1841, Giles Street, South Leith, Edinburgh

Occupation: 1861, Pawnbroker

Child of HENRY SIBBALD HALDANE is:

i. NO3 ISSUE.

Generation No. 3

6. MARGARET BELL3 GARLAND (MARGARET BELL2 HALDANE, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1858 in Leith, and died 16 November 1900 in Wardie House, Wardie, Leith C. She married JAMES ROGER. He was born Abt. 1852 in Leith, and died Aft. 16 November 1900.

More About MARGARET BELL GARLAND:

Cause of Death: Puerperal Albinuminaria after still birth

Census: 1881, 18 Union Park, Leith

More About JAMES ROGER:

Census: 1881, 18 Union Park, Leith

Occupation: 1900, Timber Merchant

Child of MARGARET GARLAND and JAMES ROGER is:

i. MARGARET BELL HALDANE4 ROGER, b. Abt. 1880, Leith.

More About MARGARET BELL HALDANE ROGER:

Census: 1881, 18 Union Park, Leith

7. SARAH TATLOCK3 HALDANE (WILLIAM DODS2, JOHN1) was born 11 August 1870 in 80 Kirkgate, Leith, Midlothian C, and died 7 February 1941 in 10 Warrender Park Crescent, Edinburgh C. She married WILLIAM BAIRD 14 July 1891 in 24 Carfin Street, Govanhill, Glasgow C, son of JAMES BAIRD and MARGARET THOMSON. He was born 1863 in Edinburgh, and died 22 July 1946 in Eastern General Hospital, Edinburgh C.

More About SARAH TATLOCK HALDANE:

Burial: Morningside Cemetary, Edinburgh

Residence: 14 July 1891, 31 Butterbiggins Road, Govanhill

More About WILLIAM BAIRD:

Burial: Morningside Cemetary, Edinburgh

Census: 1881, 17 Tarvit Street, St Cuthberts Edinburgh

Occupation: 1881, Law Clerk

Residence: 10 Warrender Park Crescent, Edinburgh

More About WILLIAM BAIRD and SARAH HALDANE:

Marriage: 14 July 1891, 24 Carfin Street, Govanhill, Glasgow C

Children of SARAH HALDANE and WILLIAM BAIRD are:

i. WILLIAM DODDS HALDANE4 BAIRD, b. 1895; d. 22 November 1918.

More About WILLIAM DODDS HALDANE BAIRD:

Burial: Morningside Cemetary, Edinburgh

Occupation: 1918, Flight commander RAF

8. ii. ROBERT ORMOND GARLAND BAIRD, b. Abt. 1900; d. 20 November 1943, 15 Viewforth Terrace, Edinburgh C.

Generation No. 4

8. ROBERT ORMOND GARLAND4 BAIRD (SARAH TATLOCK3 HALDANE, WILLIAM DODS2, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1900, and died 20 November 1943 in 15 Viewforth Terrace, Edinburgh C. He married WINIFRED MARJORY ROBINSON.

More About ROBERT ORMOND GARLAND BAIRD:

Occupation: Butchers Supplier

Child of ROBERT BAIRD and WINIFRED ROBINSON is:

. J5 BAIRD.

I would like to start posting other “Leith, Edinburgh” family tree’s. So if you have done it please let me know. Also in 2009 South Leith Parish Church will be commemorating the Four hundredth year of being the parish Church of South Leith and church would like to invite the descendants of past Ministers, Elders, Congregation to the celebration. So please be in contact as this is important.

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